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On Saturday, November the 2nd, 2013, the regular Meeting of the "Grand Lodge of Mark Master Masons of Greece and its Lodges Overseas" was held in Athens. In this Meeting, the the Grand Master of our Grand Lodge of MMM, MW Bro. Alexandros-Ioannis Bassis was re-elected for two more years in the office (February 2014 - February 2016). The Grand Treasurer and the Auditing Committee for the period February 2014 - February 2015 were elected as well.
After the Meeting
a new Lodge of Royal Ark Mariners was consecrated attached to the MMM Lodge AEGAEUS No 3. The new Lodge (under the same name and number) will work in English language in Piraeus. Next to the consecration the Worshipful Commander of the new Lodge was installed and he invested the Officers of the Lodge.
In this same Meeting a decision was made to accept the request of the "Grand Lodge of Mark Master Masons of Ivory Coast".

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On Saturday September the 28th, 2013, the Investiture Meeting of the "National Grand Lodge of Mark Master Masons of Switzerland" was held in Basel. After a relevant invitation, the Grand Master of our Grand Lodge of MMM, MW Bro. Alexandros-Ioannis Bassis, and RW Bro. Dimitrios Mamas, Past Grand Senior Warden, and the Grand Chaplain attend the Meeting. Five Grand Masters of MMM from abroad (with senior Finland, Togo, Estonia, Benin, Ivory Coast) attended the meeting.

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Consecration of a new Mark Lodge in Kerkyra (Corfu)

A new Mark Lodge was consecrated in Kerkyra island under the name of
PHOENIX OF KERKYRA and no. 28. The new Mark Lodge will operate in the Masonic Hall where exists a Masonic Museum, the only Greek one member of A.M.M.L.A.). The Consecration and Installation of the Master of the new Mark Lodge was derived by the Grand Master of our Grand Lodge of MMM, MW Bro. Alexandros-Ioannis Bassis. In the island of Kerkyra is operating one more Mark Lodge, BENEFICENZA no. 26.


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On Tuesday June the 11th, 2013, the Investiture Meeting of the "Grand Lodge of Mark Master Masons of England and Wales and its Districts and Lodges Overseas" was held in London, at Great Queen Street Masonic Hall, under the presidency of the MW Grand Master, His Royal Highness Prince Michael of Kent. During the Meeting, the re-installation of the Grand Master took place, as well as the appointment and investiture of the Grand Officers for the new Masonic period. Several Brethren from the Districts and the Provinces were invested as Past Grand Officers. After the Meeting, an Official Festive Board took place with the participation of more than 600 Brethren.
The Grand Master of our Grand Lodge of MMM, MW Bro. Alexandros-Ioannis Bassis, was invited and attended the Meeting and dinner.
Five Grand Masters of MMM from abroad (with senior Victoria, Finland, Greece, Switzerland, Estonia) attended the meeting and the Assistant Grand King of the Supreme Grand Royal Arch Chapter of Ireland. Delegations from the Grand Lodges of Togo and Southeast Asia where also present.


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The Communication of the "Grand Lodge of Mark Master Masons of Greece and its Lodges Overseas" was held on Saturday, 8 June 2011, in Athens. The Grand Master, MW Bro Alexandros-Ioannis Bassis was proposed as the Grand Master for the next two years (2014-2016). The Grand Treasurer and the Auditors (for the period 2014-2015) were proposed as well. The election will take place in the Communication of November 2013.
After the Communication, the Annual Assembly of "
The Ancient and Honourable Fraternity of Royal Ark Mariner of Greece" took place. The Grand Master was pleased to confer the High Rank to two Past Commanders.

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On Tuesday, 26 March 2013, the regular Meeting of the Mark Lodge DELOS No 9 was held in the Athens Masonic Hall. In the Meeting was present the Grand Master of our Grand Lodge of MMM, MW.Bro. Alexandros-Ioannis Bassis, escorted by the Grand Director of Ceremonies, RWBro. Nikolaos Kouvis and the Grand Secretary, VWBro. Nikolaos Douvaras. Present were as well RW.Bro. Dimitrios Kontessis, PGSW, and the MEC Yannis Kontos, 2nd Grand Principle, of the «Supreme Grand Royal Arch Chapter of Tasmania», with which has been recently established mutual recognition. During the Meeting, the MW Grand Master presented to our guest from Tasmania (who is of Greek origin) the patent of appointment as our Grand Representative near the Grand Chapter of Tasmania, while he presented the relevant patent of appointment to RW.Bro. Dimitrios Kontesis, as their Grand Representative near our Grand Lodge of MMM.

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On Friday, March the 15th, 2013, the Investiture Convocation of the «Supreme Grand Royal Arch Chapter of Scotland» was held in Edinbourgh. The Grand Master of our Grand Lodge of MMM, M.W. Bro. Alexandros-Ioannis Bassis, was invited and attended the Convocation escorted by the Grand Secretary, V.W. Bro. Nikolaos Douvaras.
Delegetions from Supreme Grand Chapters were also present from:
Holland, Spain, Germany (British Masons), Greece, Estonia, Israel, Montana-U.S.A. and Hungary.

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The Investiture Meeting of the "Grand Lodge of Mark Master Masons of Greece and its Lodges Overseas" was held on February the 16th, 2013. Twenty seven (27) Delegates of Grand Lodges of MMM and Supreme Grand Chapters from U.S.A. (Ohio), Scotland, Ireland, England (Provinces), Finland, Switzerland, Estonia and the Districts of Germany, Italy and Cyprus (under the English Jurisdiction) attended the Meeting during which the 20th Anniversary was celebrated. At this Meeting a decision was taken to accept the request by the «Supreme Grand Royal Arch Chapter of Tasmania» for a mutual recognition with our Grand Lodge of MMM.

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